Consumers plan to spend more despite inflation. Small businesses can attract new customers by meeting holiday shopping expectations.
Adobe has released its online shopping forecast for the 2023 holiday season, which spans from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2023, expecting another record season.
Adobe data released Thursday shows that American consumers spent a record $211.7 billion online, up 3.5% year-over-year (YoY), during the 2022 holiday season.
The Royal Mail postal worker strike is getting uglier, and as we have warned for some time now, this will affect the timely delivery of holiday gift shipments.
UPS will continue to offer its money-back guarantee throughout the peak season for all UPS Next Day Air and Worldwide Express shipments.
Etsy is again adjusting estimated shipping times behind the scenes to deal with potential delivery delays during the holiday season.
BigCommerce data shows that its merchants are having a great start to the holiday season with huge increases over Thanksgiving day and Black Friday.
American consumers spent a total of $11.3 billion on Cyber Monday, representing 5.8% growth year-over-year (YoY), according to Adobe Analytics data.
Adobe predicts strong online sales to continue with a record Cyber Monday closing out Cyber Week (Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday).
American consumers spent a record $9.12 billion shopping online on Black Friday (November 25), up 2.3% YoY, according to Adobe Analytics data.